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Address: Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-322-8000
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your...

Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!

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Just WoW! Alli experience:)

I lived one of the most amazing experience of my life! I swam with over 100 Dolphins! But, I think that Many is not usual. But just see one dolphin worth it in my opinion. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Myriam B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I lived one of the most amazing experience of my life! I swam with over 100 Dolphins! But, I think that Many is not usual. But just see one dolphin worth it in my opinion. The snokelling in capitain cook was beautiful. Captain Nick was amazing and very helpful! He is passionate of what is doing and make sure everyone... More 

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Thank Myriam B
San Francisco
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We swam with dolphins for about 2 hours and then we went to a wonderful snorkeling place. The snorkeling place is fed by some fresh water so we would recommend partial wetsuits if you have any! It was quite magical!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a nice overall experience, but I was not blown away. We met near our hotel which was nice. I was surprise at how small the boats were compared to our group. The group was broken into 6 people per boat plus the captain. OK fine. We set out in search of dolphins. We located the pack and soon... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome Experience! Quickly found a pod of dolphins and were able to get into the water and swim with them. Our guide Mike was very helpful in giving tips on how to best view the dolphins. After that we went in search of whales and were able to find a mom/calf pair briefly. Then took a fun zodiac ride down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the most enjoyable and satisfying time with our hosts and guides Capt. Nick and Kim. They were informative while entertaining and helped everyone in our group with the snorkeling and made us comfortable with the ocean and the dolphins. We had the best time on this adventure and highly recommend getting on Capt. Nick's and Kim's boat! They... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great experience! Swam with two pods of dolphins. Then took a fun zodiac boat ride down the coast to snorkel at the Captain Cook memorial. Great snorkeling. Even saw a baby humpback. Snacks were delicious. Our guide was friendly, funny, and very eco-savvy with the ocean and dolphins.

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Dan Carter & Kris were excellent tour guides! Kris was so very knowledgable and fun! Also felt very safe and well cared for. We swam with the dolphins, watched whales breaching & thanks to Captain. Dan's underwater microphone heard then singing! WOW! Finished the adventure snorkeling at Captain Cook monument. What a fantastic adventure! Everyone in our party felt... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great time. Captain Mike was knowledgeable about the area very friendly and made our day super fun! He made sure we were safe and was knowledgeable about the history of the area. We enjoyed it all! We would recommend this trip to everybody!

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Kona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a blast even though kids got a little sea sick. They loved seeing the dolphins up close and Nick and Kim were great. I got amazing underwater pictures of dolphins up close.

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Thank trevordboyle
Munising, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow!!!! It has been on my bucket list for decades to swim with dolphins in their natural habitat! Captain Dan did a great job finding the dolphins and getting us in and out of the water. He was very informative as well. We also got to watch a couple of whales. Snorkeling equipment was top notch, and the snorkeling on... More 

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